Siobhan Murray is a Technical Specialist in the World Bank’s Development Data Group. She works with the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS-ISA) team to ensure quality of and promote the use of global positioning systems (GPS) and other geo-referenced data, construct environmental and other spatial variables for dissemination with survey data and contribute to the research agenda on land area measurement.
She uses geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing data to support other research activities and units in the Bank, providing inputs and spatial analysis at all scales from global disaster risk assessment or regional trade modeling, to country-level mapping and analysis of site-level characteristics.
Before joining the Bank she worked at a company installing and supporting land titling and registration systems, as a research analyst at the World Resources Institute and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Mauritania. She completed an M.A. in Geography and International Development at Clark University and B.A. in International Relations at Johns Hopkins University.
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